Draupadi Murmu Height, Bio, Husband, Parents, Age & Income

Biography

Droupadi Murmu, a tribal leader hailing from Odisha, has been named as the ruling party NDA’s candidate for the upcoming Presidential election. Her nomination for the President post was approved at the BJP’s parliamentary board meeting.

On the other hand, Yashwant Sinha, who is the former Union minister, has been pitted against Droupadi Murmu. He is the joint candidate of the Opposition for the Presidential poll that is scheduled to be held on 18th July 2022.

We have listed the highlights of Droupadi Murmu’s life in the following details:

  • She was born on 20th June 1958 and hails from the Mayurbhanj district in Odisha.
  • She has secured a Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree and attended Rama Devi Women’s University.
  • She was working as a teacher before making her foray into state politics.
  • Her candidature for the Presidential post was considered five years ago when the term of Pranab Mukherjee was getting over.
  • She has faced personal losses in her life on account of losing her husband, Shyam Charan Murmu, and two sons. She has one daughter.
  • She has been the National Vice President of the BJP’s Scheduled Tribes Morcha
  • She was a councillor of the Rairangpur Nagar Panchayat after she won the elections that were held in the year 1997.
  • She has held portfolios in the Commerce & Transport department (from 6th March 2000 to 6th August 2002) and the Fisheries & Animal Husbandry department (from 6th August 2002 to 16th May 2004) in the BJP-BJD coalition era when they came into power in the year 2000.
  • She was bestowed with the Nilkantha Award for the best MLA by the Odisha Legislative Assembly in the year 2007.
  • She has been elected as an MLA two times on BJP tickets. She fought from Rairangpur in the year 2000 and Mayurbhanj in the year 2009.
  • She won in the year 2009 on a BJP ticket although the odds were not in favour of her party because of the formidable challenge put up by its estranged partner – BJD.
  • The year 2015 saw her being sworn in as the first woman Governor of the Indian state of Jharkhand.
  • She was the 9th Governor of Jharkhand and her term lasted from 18th May 2015 to 12th July 2021. She was also the first female tribal leader from Odisha to become the Governor of an Indian state.
  • She is expected to become the next President of India since the NDA has 48% votes of the electoral college. Her win will give the BJP’s tribal cause a big boost.

Draupadi Murmu

Draupadi Murmu Biography

Full Name Draupadi Murmu
Nickname Draupadi
Profession Politician

Draupadi Murmu Personal Life

Date of birth 20 June 1958
Age (as of 2022) 64 years
Place of birth Baidaposi , Mayurbhanj, Odisha
Marital Status Widow
Marital Date Not Known
Husband Name / Spouse Shyam Charan Murmu (deceased)
Nationality Indian
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Religion Hinduism
Hobbies Writing Poem, Reading Book
Caste Schedule Tribe
Blood Group Not Known

Draupadi Murmu Political Career

Political party Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)
Political Journey
  • Droupadi Murmu is a of Governor of Jharkhand between 2015- 2021
  • Between 2002 and 2009, Draupadi Murmu remained the National Executive Member of the ST Morcha, BJP
  • Draupadi Murmu served as a Minister of State in Odisha government
  • She served as the District President, Mayurbhanj, BJP
  • Droupadi Murmu is a NDA presidential candidate

Draupadi Murmu Physical Appearance

Eye Color  Black
Hair Color  Black
Height (approx.) in Feet Inches – 5’4” | in Meters- 1.63 M
Weight (approx.) in Kilograms- 65 Kg | in Pounds- 143 lbs
Body Colour Not Known

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Draupadi Murmu Family Details

Father Name Biranchi Narayan Tudu
Mother Name Not Known
Brother Name Not Known
Sister Name Not Known
Children Daughter: Itishri Murmu (Bank Job)

Itishree Murmu

Son- 2 (deceased)

Draupadi Murmu Education

Educational Qualification Graduate (Bachelor of Arts)
School Name Not Known
College / University Name Ramadevi Women’s College, Bhubaneswar

Draupadi Murmu Income

Net Worth (Approx.) $1.5 Million
Salary Not Known

Draupadi Murmu Social Media Profile

Facebook Not Known
Twitter  Not Known
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Draupadi Murmu Contact Details

Address Odisha, India
Phone/Mobile Number Not Known
Email ID Not Known